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Waigeo Brush-turkey Aepypodius bruijnii



Family: Megapodiidae (Megapodes)

Authority: (Oustalet, 1880)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,v)+2ab(ii,iii,v); C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Endangered because it has a very small range and population, which are undergoing continuing declines owing to a number of factors including logging, fire, hunting and predation by dogs.



Population size: 980

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,300 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Aepypodius bruijnii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.